Riverdale #1, a one-shot from Archie Comics, is arriving on the first of March, but the publisher have revealed an early preview for fans. This comic features events from the summer before the opening episode of the CW tv show currently airing and is a hefty 48 pages. Containing 4 short stories, each following a different character, the one-shot is being released with a main cover and 11 different variant covers.
Archie Comics says:
Learn the secrets and hidden tales from the summer before the eternal love-triangle begins in this special issue, which features four short stories focusing on the major players and events in the Riverdale series. You dare not miss this special commemorative issue in advance of the upcoming ongoing Riverdale series, written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Afterlife with Archie, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina) and the writers of the CW’s Riverdale series, with stunning art by Alitha Martinez (Black Panther)!
Here’s our preview of the interior art:
Art by Elliot Fernandez, Thomas Chu
Art by Jim Towe, Glenn Whitmore
Art by Thomas Pitilli, Andre Szymanowicz
Art by Alitha Martinez, Bob Smith, Andre Szymanowicz with Thomas Chu
And here’s a gallery of the one-shot’s variant covers:
The Riverdale one-shot is currently available for pre-order, but reaches its cut off date on Monday, February 6th. You can find it listed in Previews World right here.